8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Taipei
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Bangkok
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Taipei

2
days
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Taipei, Taiwan to Patong is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Taipei in December, with highs in Patong at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Phuket Big Buddha
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

2
days
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Three Kings Monument, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Keep things going the next day: stop by G.G Armani collection, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Patong in December, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Spas & Wellness

2
days
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

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Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in December since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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